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Articles about mulch

Home & Garden
by Mary
8 years ago
Mulching the Flower Garden

Mulching the flower garden helps to protect the plants and can improve the looks of your garden.  Nature uses mulch all the time by way of fallen leaves, animal droppings, and dead plant material laying about the forest floor.  What nature does well, we try to improve on.  By...

Home & Garden
by Ken Muise
4 years ago
What is Mulch and Why Do I Need it in My Garden?

What is mulch?  What are the reasons it is used? How to use mulch for your garden and landscaping.  This article will answer those questions and have you a mulching pro in no time!

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
Mulch Tomatoes-101

Do you mulch tomatoes to keep the weeds away? Mulch your tomatoes with anything that keeps the light away from the weeds, weed seeds need light, no light means weed seeds die.

Tomatoes in the ground need to be about three feet apart. Tomatoes...

Home & Garden
by Sookie
8 years ago
How to Make Mulch For Your Garden

If your property is full of leaves every year, that you faithfully rake up, you could be throwing away good mulch.  How to make mulch from your leaves?  One great way is to rake the leaves into the gardens that could use some protection from the harsh winter and...

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
7 years ago
Pros and Cons of Natural or Organic Mulches

A summery of Pros and Cons of various types of Natural and Organic Mulches.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
Good Mulch - 101

I loathe weeding, I have a large garden with lots of weeds. How can I cut out the weeding?

Covering weeds with a black polythene sheet or landscape paper is a wonderful way to stop them from growing. You can use this method if...

Environment
by Mary
8 years ago
Using Plant Waste as an Organic Mulch

Most homeowners and gardeners have an excess of plant waste.  Each season will give you a different type of waste to deal with.  Fall is famous for its leaves, spring gives you weed sprouts, and in the summer you have to deal with the overgrown stuff that you missed...

Home & Garden
by Mary
8 years ago
Cheap Mulch Options

When it comes to mulch – more is better and cheap is the best.  If you want to skip the fluff and jump straight into the cheap mulch options I won’t be insulted.  When I say more is better I don’t mean you should pile 6 feet of bark...

Home & Garden
by Sookie
8 years ago
Rubber Playground Mulch - A Soft Place For the Kids to Land

Protecting our kids from falls in backyard playgrounds just got easier with rubber playground mulch. If you have been using sand or wood chips or just the grass to protect your kids, then you know you have to keep renewing it every year and it quickly becomes messy. ...

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
7 years ago
Pros and Cons of Synthetic Mulches

Outline the pros and cons of common sythentic mulches including rubber tires, plastic sheeting, and landscaping glass.

Environment
by TMA
5 years ago
3 Tips to Eliminate Weeds from your Garden Organically!

3 tips to eliminate weeds from your garden without the use of nasty toxic chemicals.

Home & Garden
by Mary
8 years ago
Fertilize Naturally with Leaf Mulch

Leaf mulch is one of the cheapest and most readily available of all natural fertilizers.  Even a homeowner that does not have any mature trees in their yard can usually find a way to acquire plenty of leaves with just a little bit of effort.  If you do have...

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
6 years ago
Pros and Cons of Lawn Grass Mulch

The pros and cons of lawn grass mulch became apparent to me as I struggled with a big weed problem in the summer of 2011 in my 12x12 foot garden plot. Read on to discover what I learned on my own and where my research that summer took me.

Home & Garden
by mulchkin
7 years ago
Compost Garden Guide - Don't Till... Sheet Mulch!

Welcome to the compost garden guide, a plea for fellow gardeners to follow these three simple steps to create healthy and fertile soil: 1: don't till 2: sheet mulch (or, compost in place) 3: keep the soil covered.

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
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Landscape Paper-101

Use landscape paper where you want to kill weeds. Cover the landscape paper with mulch; the paper rots down after a year, allowing you to hoe the ground to keep those weeds under control.

Some weeds need light to germinate, to start growing....

Home & Garden
by Mary
9 years ago
Organic Vegetable Soil

If you are interested in organic gardening learning how to create organic vegetable soil is the first step. Nature takes many years to develop topsoil naturally and speeding up the process is necessary if you do not want to wait until you are 86 for your...

Home & Garden
by Dr_E
8 years ago
How to Care for and Improve your Lawn with Mulching

Improve your lawn with a Mulcher More and more pressure is being put on the average person these days with their busy schedules. So much so that we need to think...

Home & Garden
by southerngirl09
8 years ago
Landscape Cloth - A Product Review

To a gardener, landscape cloth is the most wonderful invention since sliced bread. Wow! That's a powerful statement. And to a landscaper or a gardener, landscape cloth is a powerful yard tool. Installing landscape cloth, when doing any landscaping project, helps to eliminate the prospect of weeds growing up among the plants.

Home & Garden
by J. Larson
5 years ago
3 Easy Ways To Prevent Weeds In Your Garden

Weeds is the five letter word that crossed the lips of many gardeners as they peered out over what was a beautiful garden.  Chaos has come to the order you instilled into to this plot of ground because you didn't take the appropriate preventive measure before you planted you now have many hours of hot sweaty weeding to do.  The key to effective, cheep and easy weed control is timing and just a little bit of imagination.  Read on to find out more about 3 Easy Ways To Prevent Weeds In Your Garden. 

Home & Garden
by DebDavies
9 years ago
How to Grow, Propagate and Store Iris

Iris are a hardy perennial popular with home owners because they are easy to grow.

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